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Definition of climax
the most intense, exciting, or important point of something; a culmination or apex:the climax of her speech a thrilling climax to the game Ecology the final stage in a succession in a given environment, at which a plant community reaches a state of equilibrium: [as modifier]:a mixed hardwood climax forest Rhetoric a sequence of propositions or ideas in order of increasing importance, force, or effectiveness of expression.
verb [no object]
culminate in an exciting or impressive event; reach a climax:the day climaxed with a gala concert [with object] bring (something) to a climax:the sentencing climaxed a seven-month trial